The book “A Confederacy of Dunces” basically deals with the adventures of this person with the colorful French characters.
The book is written is a very efficient manner that it is going to make you bound till you end the book.
A Confederacy of Dunces is written by an American Novelist, professor, as well as a soldier. He also committed suicide due to the reasons of the paranoia and the depression.
This book was basically published after the eleven years of the suicide of author.
But his momma has a nasty surprise in store for him: Ignatius must get a job.
Undaunted, he uses his new-found employment to further his mission - and now he has a pirate costume and a hot-dog cart to do it with...
Published through the efforts of writer Walker Percy (who also contributed a foreword) and Toole's mother, the book became first a cult classic, then a mainstream success; it earned Toole a posthumous Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1981, and is now considered a canonical work of modern literature of the Southern United States.
The book's title refers to an epigram from Jonathan Swift's essay, Thoughts on Various Subjects, Moral and Diverting: "When a true genius appears in the world, you may know him by this sign, that the dunces are all in confederacy against him." Its central character, Ignatius J.
The workings of his pyloric valve play an important role in his life, reacting strongly to incidents in a fashion that he likens to Cassandra in terms of prophetic significance.
John Kennedy Toole (1937-1969) was born in New Orleans.